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MG Clinical Trials: Your Questions Answered

On October 27, 2019, Conquer Myasthenia Gravis hosted its Fall Patient Seminar. Speakers:                 Click to see these videos from the seminar. And keep reading below for seminar highlights. Clinical Trials: What MG patients need to know – Rabia Malik, MD Clinical Trials Q&A: What Patient, Doctor &… Read more »

IVIg, Plasma Exchange, and Emerging MG Treatments

On April 28, 2019, neurologist Ryan Jacobson, MD, Rush University Medical Center, spoke to 55 myasthenia gravis patients and friends at Conquer MG’s Spring Patient Seminar at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital in Illinois. Dr. Jacobson compared several important MG treatments: IVIg, plasma exchange, and emerging therapies rituximab and eculizumab (Soliris®). Presentation highlights are below. Click to… Read more »

Patient Assistance Program offered for IL, IN & WI

Good news! If you are a myasthenia gravis patient struggling with high medical costs, our Patient Assistance Program may be able to provide some relief. Our program will cover the cost of medical treatment and medication up to $1,000 per year per person, to the extent funds are available. The program paid over $15,000 in reimbursements… Read more »

Better Breathing Thru Technology – Videos

FALL SEMINAR My MG Journey – Speaker Sara Hasemeyer Better Breathing through Technology – Speaker Sally O’Meara, RN On November 4, 45 myasthenia gravis patients and friends attended Conquer MG’s Fall Patient Seminar at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. Sally O’Meara, RN, carefully explained the features and mask options for assistive breathing devices such as Bi-PAPs and home… Read more »

Making Tough Treatment Decisions

When you’re seriously ill, how do you make choices? Who can step in if needed? Can you opt out of care? Reverend Clint Moore, PhD, addressed these questions for myasthenia gravis patients and family members at the Conquer MG Spring Patient Meeting in April, 2018. Highlights are below. Video clips of his presentation are on… Read more »